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gains and the playwright alfred yuri. >> my husband taught me how to run a car. i still remember everything he said so dent you just even think of... wait i see it. you're speeding. >> we ain't going over 19 miles an hour. >> i like to go under the speed limit. >> speed limit's 35 here. >> congressional hearings and "driving miss daisy" when we continue. every story needs a hero we can all root for. who beats the odds and comes out on top. but this isn't just a hollywood storyline. it's happening every day, all across america. every time a storefront opens. or the midnight oil is burned. or when someone chases a dream, not just a dollar. they are small business owners. so if you wanna root for a real hero, support small business. shop small. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: we begin with congressman peter king's hearings in washington. king, the new york republican and house homeland security committee chairman began the day by defending his inquiry and vowing to go on. >> let me make it clear today that
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valuable than finding a mentor. here's alfred edmond, jr., senior vice president and editor-at-large at "black enterprise." >> what you've heard is true-- the best teacher is not experience, it's other people's experience. that's why it's important for new entrepreneurs to effectively network with more established business owners. here's how: first, be genuinely curious about their business. look for ways to be supportive and helpful. if you are in the market for their services, consider becoming a customer. no one commands attention like a paying client. also, if there's a local chamber of commerce or other business group, become an active member. attend events such as the black enterprise entrepreneurs conference, where you can identify and connect with business mentors. use social media, especially twitter and linkedin, to connect with entrepreneurs you respect and admire. don't just promote yourself; go out of your way to share useful information, and to be supportive of their social media messages and agenda. the entrepreneurs you do this for will likely reciprocate, an
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